Miami Spice Heats Up for the Summer

Miami Spice returns from August to September. Check out the restaurants across the Magic City dishing out special menus to celebrate


The Confidante Miami Beach’s Ambersweet celebrates the region’s vibrant history and culture, combining traditional flavors with modern indulgences. Guests will enjoy signature delights including lobster risotto, crispy octopus, Prime filet, calamarata pasta, chocolate hazelnut mousse, and more. Open for dinner only. Call (305) 424-1234 to reserve.

American Social

The Brickell hotspot will focus on classic, all-American dishes fused with South Florida flare during Miami Spice. Savor goat cheese croquettes dressed in a red chili guava glaze and then enjoy the SOBEWFF Burger Bash winner, the Social Smash Burger. End the meal with a sweet treat, like AmSo’s famed bread pudding or Italian lemon Cake. Open for lunch and dinner. Call (305) 223-7004 to reserve. 

Bakan Wynwood

Located in the heart of Wynwood, Bakan‘s menu transports guests to Mexico with its earthy-meets-modern space, a wide variety of authentic dishes, expansive mezcal and tequila offerings, and handcrafted tortilla selection. Every inch of the lively and warm environment invites diners to enjoy a true Mexican experience. Open for lunch and dinner. Call (305) 396-7080 to reserve.


Indulgence is the name of the game at BOURBON Steak. The restaurant will offer a delectable Miami Spice dinner menu Thursday to Sunday, featuring a Trio of Michael’s classic french fries, spicy beef lettuce cups, 6 oz. Filet Mignon, and mac & cheese with black truffle. Reserve online or by calling (786) 279-6600.

Bulla Gastrobar

Taking inspiration from the gastrobars of Spain, the bar at Bulla Gastrobar is the center of attention, but the emphasis is on quality gastronomic creations. Bulla is devoted to delighting guests with signature Spanish dishes like patatas bravas, huevos Bulla, buñuelos de bacalao, and other tapas. Open for lunch and dinner. Visit the website to reserve. The Falls, 8870 SW 136 St., Miami, FL 33176; 2500 Ponce de Leon, Coral Gables, FL 33134; and 5335 NW 87 Ave c102, Doral, FL 33178.

Corsair Kitchen & Bar

The local favorite will offer a special lunch menu Monday to Friday of summer favorites, like the Summer Salad with grilled peach, blueberry, roasted corn, blue cheese, Marcona almond, local lettuce, and raspberry vinaigrette; and the Cornmeal Crusted Florida Fish Sandwich with cajun remoulade, tomato and jicama slaw on housemade ciabatta served with sweet potato fries. Reserve online through OpenTable or by calling (786) 279-6800.

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A modern take on Indian cuisine, Diya’s vegetarian tapas-style offerings blend the flavors of India with other Southeast Asian influences for small plates that offer diners a bevy of options. Guests can enjoy classics like Palak Paneer, as well as fusion dishes including crispy rice, chana tacos, and more. Open for dinner only. Call (305) 763-8948 to reserve. 

Fuego y Mar at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach
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Fuego y Mar

The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach’s signature restaurant is known for its bold Latin flavors and will dish them out for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Inspired by coastal Latin American flavor, the menus feature Mexican, Cuban, Venezuelan, and Colombian influences. Call (786) 276-4000 to reserve.

Glass and Vine

An outdoor oasis nestled in Coconut Grove’s Peacock Park, Glass and Vine offers a menu of classic American dishes with a South Florida twist. Open for lunch and dinner. Call (305) 930-8434 to reserve.

Jaya at The Setai

The Setai’s beloved restaurant will work overtime this Miami Spice, serving up a special lunch menu from Monday to Saturday and a dinner menu from Sunday to Wednesday. Lunch favorites include the chicken panang with panang curry, chicken, shallots, cilantro and jasmine rice and a branzino filet with grilled vegetables, lemon and sauce vierge. Stick around for dinner for the wok fried beef with flank steak, szechuan sauce, shishito peppers, asparagus, broccolini, and bean sprouts. Reserve online through OpenTable or by calling (855) 923-7899.

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Perched atop a designer parking garage and offering an eclectic pan-asian menu with decadent cocktails to boot, this rooftop restaurant and lounge is the perfect indulgence during Miami Spice. Open for dinner only. Call (305) 763-8272 to reserve. 


The place to see and be seen, Komodo combines Southeast Asian cuisine with a South Florida vibe for a dining and nightlife experience like no other. Open for lunch and dinner. Call (305) 534-2211 to reserve. 

Le Zoo Bal Harbour 

Le Zoo delivers a European experience to the renowned Bal Harbour Shops. The romantic restaurant transports diners to the idyllic sidewalk cafés of Southern France, with a menu of expertly crafted French-Mediterranean cuisine. Open for lunch and dinner. Call (305) 602-9663 to reserve. 

National Hotel Miami Beach 1939 Terrace
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Marea 1939 at The National Hotel Miami Beach

With Executive Chef Sergio Chamizo at the helm, the newly opened Marea 1939 serves up authentic Spanish cuisine. Guests can enjoy live music on Saturdays and Sundays. Open for dinner only. Call (305) 532-2311 to reserve. 

Mayami Mexicantina & Bar
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Mayami Mexicantina & Bar

Wynwood’s own Mayami Mexicantina will boast two Miami Spice menus this summer, one for August and one for September. Each night, guests will enjoy live performances, music, and dancing for a sophisticated dinner party experience. Open for dinner only. Call (786) 660-1341 to reserve.

Osteria Morini Miami Beach

New to the neighborhood, Osteria Morini will make its Miami Spice debut with signature Emilia-Romagna menu highlights, like house-made pasta, grilled prime meats, and local fish. Osteria Morini is open for dinner and weekend brunch. Call (305) 918-1037 to reserve. 

Phuc Yea

Four family-style courses will anchor the Miami Space dinner menu at the Vietnamese staple from Wednesday to Sunday. Guests will dine on a crispy Imperial roll with shrimp, pork, Woodear mushroom, carrot, jicama, and nước chấm; PY noodles with garlic butter, oyster sauce, and parmesan cheese; crispy pork masitas, a five-spiced roasted pork shoulder with nước chấm, lemongrass, chili, lime, onion, tomato, and herbage; and duck confit with red curry, mi chay noodles, pickled daikon, pineapple, and coconut. Reserve online through OpenTable or by calling (305) 602-3710.

Pisco y Nazca 

Authentic Peruvian cuisine shines at Pisco y Nazca. The restaurant’s namesake is the Peruvian saying “Entre Pisco y Nazca,” which means having fun and enjoying the company of friends and loved ones in a social atmosphere–exactly what the restaurant embodies. Visit the website to reserve. 8551 NW 53 St A101, Doral, FL 33166; and 8405 Mills Dr Ste. 206, Miami, FL 33183

PLANTA South Beach

The 100 percent plant-based restaurant located in South Beach’s trendy South of Fifth neighborhood is offering dishes sure to play tricks on your mind. Dive into classic comfort food eats like eggplant “nigiri,” Southwest burgers, and cashew cheesecake. Open for lunch and dinner. Call (305) 397-8513 to reserve. 


Cocowalk’s resident plant-based restaurant will serve up vegan takes on traditional Asian cuisine. Enjoy bao sliders made with Chick’n fried mushrooms and dive into Singapore moodles, made with curry, kale, yuba, peppers, and “bacon” bits. Open for lunch and dinner. Call (786) 600-2835 to reserve. 

Public Square

Serving elevated, all-American eats in the heart of Coral Gables, Public Square is letting guests indulge in menu favorites, such as the classic Peruvian ceviche, roasted cauliflower steak, and crème brûlée. Open for lunch and dinner. Call (321) 257-2618 to reserve. 

The Strand

Carillon Miami’s resident restaurant will pull out all the stops for Miami Spice, serving lunch from Monday to Friday and dinner from Wednesday to Sunday. The wellness-focused restaurant’s menus will boast delights like crispy artichokes, quinoa paella, sumac spiced branzino, stuffed quail char siu, and more. Call (305) 514-7474 to reserve.

Sushi Garage Chirashi
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Sushi Garage Sunset Harbour

Sushi Garage is a hidden gem that serves up is a modernized traditional Japanese cuisine. The restaurant offers a sprawling happy hour menu from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Pro tip: come in early and enjoy a signature cocktail before your reservation. Open for dinner only. Call (305) 763-8355 to reserve. 


The swanky spot in the heart of the Miami Design District makes every meal an event. Open for lunch and dinner. Call (305) 704-0994 to reserve. 

Toro Toro

The Pan-Latin chophouse and bar will delight diners with a decadent three-course tasting menu ($42 per person) for dinner from Tuesday to Saturday. Highlights include the smoked pork belly with roasted carrot, smoke chipotle, and cornbread;  bone marrow and short rib with smoke onion, garlic aioli, and grilled bread; and the suspiro cscuro with Peruvian chocolate, cherry compote, and toasted almonds. Reserve online through OpenTable or by calling (305) 372-4710.

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